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I currently have my 990x on a asus p6t7 ws supercomputer, should I go rampage or what for newer super computer with usb 3
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post #2 of 13
I see some problems here:

there is no such thing as a 990X.
you can't have 9tb of storage without some serious RAID action, which you obviously don't have.
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I see some problems here:

there is no such thing as a 990X.
you can't have 9tb of storage without some serious RAID action, which you obviously don't have.
Yeah there is. I've seen a few 990x's on Ocn. It's an ES too, so he's pretty lucky to have it.

EDIT: OP, if you need usb3, just get a usb 3 card.
    
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post #4 of 13
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Originally Posted by railfan844 View Post
I see some problems here:

there is no such thing as a 990X.
you can't have 9tb of storage without some serious RAID action, which you obviously don't have.
He does, however he is technically violating a NDA agreement
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leo if u want a new board then go for it otherwise get an add on usb3 card
i think nec had some

and ps i heard u have like 8-9 990x's lying around the place
kind enough to send me one
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Are you sure they're not just 980x's with a modified BIOS? There would be no reason for Intel to release the 990x when the 980x was the designated flagship and the 970 is close behind.

....I have learned to NEVER trust craigslist.
Don't say that he just gets butthurt.. last time I did that he got his friend to come into the conversation and defend him
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Don't say that he just gets butthurt.. last time I did that he got his friend to come into the conversation and defend him
Sorry
    
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Sorry
but yes, likely not real due to the name being changed and everything that should be changed isn't



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Are you sure they're not just 980x's with a modified BIOS? There would be no reason for Intel to release the 990x when the 980x was the designated flagship and the 970 is close behind.

....I have learned to NEVER trust craigslist.
To be fair Intel have made it very clear that the 990x is coming out in Q1. It would be very surprising if there weren't samples out there that some less scrupulous people had sold on craigslist. It's not like the 990x is a major change compared to the 980x. So let's stick to the topic and answer the question about the mobo.

Why do you want to upgrade the mobo? For better over clocking or more features?
     
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well its just seems to run a lil hotter than my gigabyte board. and also no usb 3 , i heard NEC has some usb 3 cards but not a fan of the cards.. being that im a cable neat freak... and again with these people and non believing the 990x...... and really mod proc bios... get serious... just hating i got 2 990x left anyways PM if ur interested in testing with them.. and COMON..really johnny... dont want to make anymore videos.. and i can go into cmos and take vid of that too. and theres a big diffrence in 980 and 990 .. the main diffrence is the internal memory controller is modified for temp adjustment...990 runs alot colder than 980. i ran a side by side with same cooling inside of Haf932 with h70 and 990 runs 5 degrees cooler than 980 and also the chip is taller. if u put them side by side the 990 is slightly taller
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